Note

This documents the development version of NetworkX. Documentation for the current release can be found here.

networkx.readwrite.nx_yaml.write_yaml

write_yaml(G_to_be_yaml, path_for_yaml_output, **kwds)[source]

Write graph G in YAML format to path.

YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability and interaction with scripting languages 1.

Parameters
  • G (graph) – A NetworkX graph

  • path (file or string) – File or filename to write. Filenames ending in .gz or .bz2 will be compressed.

Notes

To use encoding on the output file include e.g. encoding='utf-8' in the keyword arguments.

Examples

>>> G = nx.path_graph(4)
>>> nx.write_yaml(G, "test.yaml")

References

1

http://www.yaml.org